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[texts]FM 4-117 Barrage Balloon, Operation of Materiel and Employment of Personnel - United States. War Department
FM 4-117 1942: Coast Artillery Field Manual, Barrage Balloon, Operation of Materiel and Employment of Personnel. (OBSOLETE) "This manual is designed for use by barrage balloon units as a guide in the selection and training of personnel and the operation of materiel. The instructions given may be applied with slight modifications to any type of materiel used by barrage balloon units. Instructions given regarding operation of materiel will be confined, in general, to operation other than at the ba...
Keywords: WWII; US Army; Field Manual; United States. Army; World War II; Balloons; World War, 1939-1945; Balloons (Captive); Barrage Balloons; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Downloads: 211
[texts]FM 4-184 Barrage Balloon Site Installations - United States. War Department
FM 4-184 1943 : Antiaircraft artillery field manual, barrage balloon site installations. (OBSOLETE) "This manual presents the details of construction, use, and maintenance of land sites for low altitude barrage balloons. Rigging of the bed is described for securing low altitude barrage balloons by bedding down, tail-line mooring, mooring-circle close-haul, and midship mooring. Appendix I discusses dummy sites...
Keywords: WWII; Field Manual; US Army; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War II; Balloons (Captive); Barrage Balloons; Balloons
Downloads: 141
[movies]Tug Activity Across English Channel, Invasion Of France, 06/10/1944 - United States. Navy
United States Naval Photographic Center film #5796  National Archives description "1) GV Tugs & AKs in harbor area. 2) MS Tug underway. 3) GV Line of tugs underway. 4) GV Many auxiliary ships in harbor area. 5) MS-CU PC underway-SV. 6) MCU Many tugs underway. 7) MCU Man bends signal flags to line. 8) HS Bow of tug cutting water. 9) GV-Pan Harbor area showing auxiliary ships, tugs & barrage balloons...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Barrage Balloons; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
Downloads: 21
[movies]Unloading Operations & Off Shore Activity, Invasion Of France, 06/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4362 National Archives description "1) GV APs, LCIs in transport area-SV.2) MS CU Capt. Miles Imlay uses megaphone.3) MS LS LCI with hole in bow, coast of France, DDs firing.4) MS LCMs standing by, beach BG, CG PT boat passes.5) LS Explosion on beach, ramp of LCI FG.6) LS LC on way to beach, beach & smoke BG.7) LS-Pan Ships in transport area, barrage balloons.8) MS 20MM gun crews; LCI, rhino barge passes.9) LS MS-Pan Rhino barge; trucks drive from LST to rhino tie...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Barrage Balloons
Downloads: 39
[movies]Activity In Seine Bay Near, St. Marcoux; Landing Craft Move In While USS Nevada Bombards, 06/07/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4308. National Archives description "1) LS GV APs, CAs lie off coast, barrage balloons-SV.2) MS LCT & LST; rhino barge towed by LST.3) GV USS TUSCALOOSA off Fr. coast.4) GV LSTs, LCIs with barrage balloons-SV. (good)5) MS USS NEVADA fires, LCI fires FG.6) MS Minesweeper at work explodes mines.7) MSCU LCT with Ger. prisoners-SV.8) MS Duck, AP & LCI BG."  National Archives Identifier: 77048 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Prisoners Of War -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; USS Tuscaloosa; Landing Craft -- United States; USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37); Barrage Balloons
Downloads: 21
[movies]LCIs Leave England For Invasion; Convoy At Anchor; Troops Land In France; LST Sinks; Unloading Activities, 06/05/1944 - 06/06/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4359 National Archives description "1) GV Column of LCIs underway, stern & flag FG-SV.2) MS LSTs at anchor, barrage balloons.3) GV LSTs, rhino barge, etc. underway.4) MS USS SAMUEL CHASE, AP underway, DD BG.5) MS USCG rescue boat underway, AP BG.6) GV-Pan Columns of LCIs underway, sunset effect.7) GV LCI on beach, troops exit boat"s ramp, smoke BG.8) GV Troops wade thru surf to shore, bullets splash.9) MS Attending wounded on deck, trans...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Coast Guard; World War, 1939-1945; Search And Rescue Operations; USS Samuel Chase; United States. Army; USS Samuel Chase (APA-26); War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Barrage Balloons
Downloads: 41
[movies]LSTs Leave Kukum Beach, Guadalcanal, Land On Green Island, 02/11/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1527. National Archives description "1) LS MS LCP tows barrage balloon. 2) GV LCs. & New Zealanders on beach. barrage balloon overhead. 3) GV Beached LST, crew work with barrage balloon on shore. 4) GV APs, LCs. LS Small craft tows balloon. 5) GV Beached LST, 3 barrage balloons, men on LST. secure balloon SV. 6) GV Beached LSTs, LST underway. barrage balloon-SV. 7) GV Men fire 20MM, LSTs off shore...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, New Zealand; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; Battle Of The Green Islands; Barrage Balloons
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[movies]Invasion At Gela, Sicily: Mediterranean Amphibious Activities, 03/1943 - 07/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15676. National Archives description "1) HA MS LCM being loaded aboard USS SAMUEL CHASE (APA-26).2) LS Hospital ship; small craft around ship. SV3) HA MS LSM passing ship.4) HA MS USS SAMUEL CHASE (APA-26).5) LA MS Plane spotter aboard ship. SV6) MS Three Coast Guard CPO"s.7) MS Three officers.8) MS Enlisted men on deck listening to briefing by two officers and CPO.9) LA MS Two officers talking.10) CU Face of CPO.11) HA MCU Enlisted men on deck...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; Motor Vehicles, Amphibious -- United States; Barrage Balloons; World War, 1939-1945; USS Samuel Chase (APA-26); United States. Coast Guard; USS Samuel Chase; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States
Downloads: 48
[movies]Invasion Of Gela, Sicily, 03/1943 - 07/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15678. National Archives description "1) LS Transports underway.2) LS SS ROBERT ROWAN exploding; large column of smoke exploding.3) LS Ship burning; people in FG watching. SV4) MS Group of Coast Guard men playing musical instruments aboard ship.5) CU Trumpet player and piano player. SV6) CU Hands of piano player.7) MCU Drum player.8) LA CU Bass violin player.9) CU Banjo or guitar player.10) CU Head and shoulders of trumpet and clarinet players.11) MS Sailors readi...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Coast Guard; Landing Craft -- United States; SS Robert Rowan; Motor Vehicles, Amphibious -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; United States. Army; Barrage Balloons; Mariner Bombers
Downloads: 73
[movies]Task Force Gets Underway, Arrives Port en Bessin; USS Texas Bombards Beach, 06/07/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4344. National Archives description "1) LS-Pan BBs, CAs & APs at Port en Bessin.2) MS USS TEXAS bombards Fr. coast.3) LS-Pan Fr. coast, USS McCOOK on patrol off Fr. coast.4) MS-CU Sea detail aboard USS PLUNKETT takes in anchor-SV.5) MS Washing mud from anchor; men place stop in anchor chain.6) LS-Pan Task force, BBs, Cas & DDs rendezvous with APs-SV.7) LS-Pan Convoy LSTs, LCTs escorted by DDs & barrage balloons.8) MS-Pan USS THOMAS JEFFERSON at anchor, planes pass...
Keywords: WWII; USS Thomas Jefferson (APA-30); World War, 1939-1945; USS Thomas Jefferson; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; USS Texas; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese; USS Plunkett; USS McCook; Barrage Balloons; USS Texas (BB-35); Landing Craft -- United States; USS McCook (DD-496); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; USS Plunkett (DD-431); United States. Navy
Downloads: 34
[movies]Invasion Of Europe (Normandy), 06/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #10770. National Archives description "1) CU LVT. 2) MLS LVT underway on Normandy beach; tank in background. 3) CU LCM coming up toward beach. 4) CU LCM being pulled off beach where it has run aground. 5) MS House that has been gutted by shells; landing craft in background. 6) LS Liberty ship at anchor; Coast Guardsmen standing about an LCI. 7) LS LST alongside liberty ship; Coast Guardsmen in background...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; United States. Coast Guard; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Normandy Invasion; Landing Craft -- United States; WWII In Color; Barrage Balloons
Downloads: 128
[movies]Invasion Of Europe (Normandy), 06/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #10742. National Archives description "1) CU Man with life jacket on, lying on deck. 2) LS LSTs underway; man standing near rail in left foreground. 3) HA CU Man relaxing on deck of LCI. 4) MS British LCTs underway at sea. 5) HA MCU Two soldiers, one smoking cigarette and relaxing on deck. 6) LS Column of British LCTs; American flag flying in left foreground. 7) MS Patrol craft passing left to right...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Great Britain. -- Royal Navy; Barrage Balloons; Avenger (Fighter Plane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, British; United States. Coast Guard; WWII In Color
Downloads: 56
[movies]Normandy D-Day Minus 1, Activities Aboard USCG-Manned LCI, USS LCI(L)-88, 06/03/1944 - 06/06/1944 - United States. Navy
Date is 6/3-6/6 (one clapperboard is misdated 5/3), so film's title at National Archives is a bit off. United States Naval Photographic Center film #15759. National Archives description "1) HA MS U.S. troops, 1st division, eating aboard LCI. 2) HA MS Troops eating. (SV) 3) HA MCU Soldiers washing canteens. 4) HA MS Troops lounging on deck of LCI. 5) MS Sailors sitting on deck; one handing out cigarettes; take off hats; sailors have haircuts that spell out "HELL"...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Coast Guard; World War II; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Chaplains, Military -- United States; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; USS LCI(L)-88; Barrage Balloons; USS LST-498
Downloads: 28
[movies]Invasion Of France: Beach Scenes & Shipboard Scenes, 06/06/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4283. National Archives description "1) LS-Pan LSTs and landing craft underway. 2) MS LCI bridge, officers. 3) GV LCT underway, Tuscaloosa fires BG. 4) SCU Talker with binocs at rail, man works blinker-SV. 5) GV LCTs, LCIs with barrage balloons-SV. 6) SCU Soldiers in LCVP underway-SV. 7) LS Smoke column on beach. 8) GV LCIs on beach, men wade thru surf. 9) GV Explosion & fire on beach, men wade surf-FG...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Balloons (Captive); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War II; USS Tuscaloosa; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37); World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, American; Prisoners Of War -- United States; Barrage Balloons
Downloads: 41
[movies]Invasion Of Europe (Normandy), 06/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #10782. National Archives description "1) ECU Face of lookout wearing non-glare glasses as he scans sky for aircraft. Good 2) HA MS Looking down over deck of LCI, beaching at Normandy; cargo and men are seen on deck in faint morning light; side ramps are dropped on LCI and men are seen moving down ramps and onto beach area. Fair 3) HA MS LCU and other equipment up to beach; troops seen in background...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS LCI-94; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; USS LCI-492; USS LCT-199; Landing Craft -- United States; USS LCI-85; United States. Coast Guard; Barrage Balloons; WWII In Color
Downloads: 100
[movies]Army Air Forces Newsreels 1941 - United States. Army Air Forces
U.S. AAF compilation of aviation-related Universal, Movietone, RKO Pathe and Paramount newsreels from 1941.National National Archives Identifier: 67009 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943; Airplanes, Tailless; N-1M Bomber; Northrop N-1M; Flying Wing; Northrop Flying Wing; Costello, Lou, 1906-1958; Starnes, Arthur H; Stanley Olmstead; Bombers -- American -- 1930-1940; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Ferrying Command; Air power -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Olds, Robert; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981; Air Shows; National Air Olympics; Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force; Ford, Henry, 1863-1947; Test pilots -- United States; Armstrong, Don, 1919-; Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.); United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division; United States. Army Air Forces; Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953; P-40 (Fighter plane); XB-19 Bomber; Tiger Moth (Training plane); Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948; Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945; Parachute troops; Parachute testing; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; Ornithopters; Martin B-10; Lightning (Fighter plane); Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Junkers Ju-52 (Transport plane); Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983; Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971; Curtiss-Wright aircraft; Gliders (Aeronautics); Curtiss aircraft; Flights (Aeronautics); Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972; Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; Military Helicopters; Dauntless (Dive bomber); Hudson (Bomber); Gunners, Aerial; Catalina (Seaplane); Boeing P-26 (Fighter plane); Balloons; B-17 Bomber; B-18 Bomber; B-19 Bomber; B-24 Bomber; B-10 Bomber; Autogiros; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation; Bishop, William Avery, 1894-1956; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943; Airacobra (Jet Fighter plane); Abbott, Bud, 1896-1974; A-12 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane); A-20 Bomber; A-26 Invader (Bomber); Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951; Barrage Balloons; Lend-lease operations (1941-1945); Mitchel Air Force Base (N.Y.); Rainier, Mount (Wash.); Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972; Shasta, Mount (Calif.); Boeing Aircraft Company; Douglas Aircraft Company; Harold Johnson; Tommy Boyd
Downloads: 1,201 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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